Assist Prof Dr. Pankaj Kumar | Mathematics | Best Researcher Award

National Institute Technology Hamirpur | India

Author Profile



Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Pankaj Kumar's academic journey began with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Honours from Ranchi University, followed by a M.Tech., in Operations Research from the National Institute of Technology, Durgapur. He pursued his Ph.D. in Optimization Methods in Finance at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, specializing in interval optimization methods for portfolio selection problems.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Kumar has held various research and teaching positions, including Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, and Visiting Faculty at the Institute of Financial Management and Research. He has also served as a Visiting Research Scholar and held Senior and Junior Research Fellowships at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research interests lie in operations research, optimization methods in finance, interval optimization, machine learning, and crop area planning. Dr. Kumar has contributed significantly to the field through his publications in esteemed journals and conferences, focusing on topics such as multi-objective portfolio selection, mean-value-at-risk portfolio optimization, and stochastic programming techniques.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Kumar has received several honors and awards, including travel grants from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and recognition for his paper presentations. He has been awarded prestigious fellowships for his research work, including visiting, senior, and junior research fellowships at Indian universities.

Impact and Influence

His research has made a notable impact on the field of optimization and finance, providing valuable insights into portfolio selection, risk management, and decision-making processes. Dr. Kumar's work has been recognized through his appointment as an Editorial Board Member of Applied and Computational Mathematics (ACM) and teaching awards for his contributions to mathematics education.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Kumar's legacy lies in his dedication to advancing knowledge in operations research and finance through rigorous academic inquiry and innovative problem-solving approaches. His future contributions are poised to further enrich the field, addressing emerging challenges and pushing the boundaries of optimization theory and applications.

Notable Publications

Efficient solutions for vector optimization problem on an extended interval vector space and its application to portfolio optimization 2024

Parametric approach for multi-objective enhanced interval linear fractional programming problem 2023

Prediction based mean-value-at-risk portfolio optimization using machine learning regression algorithms for multi-national stock markets 2023 (20)

Solving mean-VaR portfolio selection model with interval-typed random parameter using interval analysis 2021 (3)

Multi-objective enhanced interval optimization problem 2020 (7)


Pankaj Kumar | Mathematics | Best Researcher Award

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